Post song lyrics (70's, 80's 90's)...let's see who can name the songs.

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  1. Capable Woman profile image66
    Capable Womanposted 10 years ago

    And no cheating...this is the honor system. Any arse can Google anything.

    Okay, I'll start with an easy one...

    "I'll be coming for your love okay..."

    (extra points for group/artist name(s))

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
      Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      next line plse.

  2. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 10 years ago

    Take on me!! I have the RBF version (extra points??)

    1. Capable Woman profile image66
      Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      DING DING DING! WINNER! smile

      Okay, here's the next one:

      "I've seen you on the beach...and I've seen you on TV..."

      1. curiozities profile image61
        curiozitiesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Rio by Duran Duran

    2. Candie V profile image57
      Candie Vposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Extra points?? LOL! You get a gold star, or maybe a golden hub statue?

  3. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 10 years ago

    Yay!!

    I don't know that one capable woman... sorry, ya got me!

  4. Capable Woman profile image66
    Capable Womanposted 10 years ago

    Well everyone else free to jump in with some lyrics if you like. I wanna guess too! wink

  5. profile image0
    J-Maeposted 10 years ago

    'Give me fuel. Give me fire. Give me that which I desire.'

    1. Capable Woman profile image66
      Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I know it's Metallica...can't think of the song name though. Partial credit?

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        J-Maeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        The name of the song is FUEL.

  6. profile image0
    J-Maeposted 10 years ago

    Here is one!

    "Work all night and a drink a rum"

    1. AEvans profile image75
      AEvansposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      day-oh day-oh-day, it is the Banana Boat Song and it was originally sung by Harry Bellafonte. I don't know if it was 70's though.lolol Loved the song. Daylight Comes and me wanna go home. big_smile

  7. AEvans profile image75
    AEvansposted 10 years ago

    " If you really need me, just reach out and touch me..."

  8. Inspirepub profile image80
    Inspirepubposted 10 years ago

    Rod Stewart.

    "If you think I'm sexy" or something along those lines ...

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      PhoenixWposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      -----------
      "If you want my body AND you think I'm sexy,  come on sugar let me know

      If you really need me just reach out and touch me
      come on...."

  9. Inspirepub profile image80
    Inspirepubposted 10 years ago

    How about this one ...

    "when I need love, I hold out my hands and I touch love ..."

  10. mythbuster profile image81
    mythbusterposted 10 years ago

    Leo Sayer, "When I Need Love" right? I didn't cheat but strangely, this song played on my radio 'bout 20 minutes ago

  11. profile image0
    \Brenda Scullyposted 10 years ago

    Put on your red shoes, and dance the blues...

    1. AEvans profile image75
      AEvansposted 10 years agoin reply to this

         Let's sway...
       
         David Bowie  " Lets Dance" smile

  12. AEvans profile image75
    AEvansposted 10 years ago

    Here is one,

      All you wanted was someone....

  13. mythbuster profile image81
    mythbusterposted 10 years ago

    How 'bout this one...?

    "I met a strange lady...she made me nervous...

    She took me in and gave me breakfast..."

    1. Inspirepub profile image80
      Inspirepubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      The Land Down Under - is it Cold Chisel?

      I won't post a new one, because AEvans still has one open -

      "All you wanted was someone ..."

      Jenny

      1. AEvans profile image75
        AEvansposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I can give clues....

        Somebody, Somewhere....
        Running out of patience.....
        Tonight in the city.....

        1. AEvans profile image75
          AEvansposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          O.K. it is Passion. smile

      2. curiozities profile image61
        curiozitiesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        You have the song right but it's by Men At Work

      3. Eaglekiwi profile image75
        Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Land down under 'Men at work'

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        PhoenixWposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I thought it was "Men Without Hats"?


        Phoenix

    2. Reena Daruwalla profile image64
      Reena Daruwallaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That one takes me back: Men at work, It is 'Down Under' isnt it? Super song!

  14. curiozities profile image61
    curiozitiesposted 10 years ago

    Okay, here's one...

    I know a boy,
    A boy called "trash,"
    Trash can
    I know he does
    All that he can
    Wham-bam

    1. abhitgo profile image60
      abhitgoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Its a song by U2..
      i don't remember the name of the song I think its Party Girl?

      1. curiozities profile image61
        curiozitiesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        BINGO! You got it!

  15. cashmere profile image77
    cashmereposted 10 years ago

    Not sure about where you guys are picking these lines up!
    I don't know that song curiozities

  16. Reena Daruwalla profile image64
    Reena Daruwallaposted 10 years ago

    I think this one should be fairly simple...

    "Im just a poor boy,i need no sympathy-
    Because Im easy come,easy go,
    A little high,little low,
    Anyway the wind blows,doesnt really matter to me,
    To me"

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    logic,commonsenseposted 10 years ago

    Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

  18. RooBee profile image89
    RooBeeposted 10 years ago

    Drying in the cold sun
    watching as the frilly panties run
    feeling like a dead duck
    spitting out pieces of his broken luck

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      wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Darnit.  Familiar, but I can't get it.  Don't Google, don't google.....

    2. Reena Daruwalla profile image64
      Reena Daruwallaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Brilliant! Jethro Tull, Aqualung

  19. Reena Daruwalla profile image64
    Reena Daruwallaposted 10 years ago

    Bit obscure for some, but KING song:

    "Ill make love to you
    In all good places
    Under black mountains
    In open spaces.
    By deep brown rivers
    That slither darkly
    Through far marches
    Where the blue hare races."

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      wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oops posting at the same time.  I don't know this one.  I suck tonight.

    2. Reena Daruwalla profile image64
      Reena Daruwallaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      sad No one knew my fave song in world: Acres Wild, from Heavy Horses by Jethro Tull.

      Any Tull fans over here?

      1. Capable Woman profile image66
        Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I'm sorry I didn't know it...but I think that means you win! We were stumped.

        I like Tull, but I guess I just never heard that one.

  20. profile image0
    wordscribe41posted 10 years ago

    I am the sun and the air
    of a shyness that is criminally vulgar
    I am the sun and the air
    of nothing in particular

    1. Reena Daruwalla profile image64
      Reena Daruwallaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      No idea what that one is.

      1. Capable Woman profile image66
        Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        How Soon is Now

        The Smiths

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          wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

          You got the artist right.  Wrong song though.

          1. Capable Woman profile image66
            Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            Umm...I hate to contradict you but I'm pretty much 150% sure that's the name of the song.

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              wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

              I'm a nerd  -1 pts for me.  I thought it was "I am human".  You're right, "How Soon Is Now".  You're awesome.

              1. Capable Woman profile image66
                Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

                No worries...that's an awesome song, by the way. Nice choice. smile

  21. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 10 years ago

    Theres a hot sun beating on the black top
    Keep talkin
    Youll be walking that last block
    You can talk a subway back to the ghetto tonight

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
      Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Nobody guessed mine
      Springsteen

      1. Capable Woman profile image66
        Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Really? What song? I love Springsteen.

        1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
          Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          oops sorry title 'Sherry Darling'

      2. RooBee profile image89
        RooBeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Didn't see it, EK!! oops - not that I'd have guessed it. I remember now that you've told me, though. smile

  22. profile image0
    Leta Sposted 10 years ago

    and I keep on thinkin bout you, sister golden hair surprise
    and I just can't live without you, can't you see it in my eyes?

    I aint ready for the alter, but I do believe there are times
    when a woman sure can be a friend of mine....

    -OR-

    It aint me, it aint me, I aint no senators son, son.
    It aint me, it aint me; I aint no fortunate one, no,

    Yeah!
    Some folks are born silver spoon in hand,
    Lord, dont they help themselves, oh.


    -OR-

    Who would be a poor man, a beggarman, a thief
    if he had a rich man in his hand.
    And who would steal the candy
    from a laughing baby's mouth
    if he could take it from the money man. (Big points on that one)

    1. Capable Woman profile image66
      Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Sister Goldenhair is the first one (America)
      It Ain't Me (I think) is the name of the next one (Creedence)
      Aqualung/Jethro Tull for the last one?

  23. profile image0
    Leta Sposted 10 years ago

    We have a winner!  Capable Woman!

    (We must have some of the same taste in music.)  lol

    edit..oh, except the last one is another Jethro Tull song...cross eyed mary...

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    ralwusposted 10 years ago

    OMG so many but Time In a Bottle, Photographs and Memories, One Last Step, and so many from Jim Croce

  25. profile image0
    ralwusposted 10 years ago

    Photographs and memories christmas card you sent to me, all that I have are these to remember you.

  26. profile image48
    badcompany99posted 10 years ago

    Why do we never get an answer
    When were knocking at the door?
    With a thousand million questions
    About hate and death and war

    One of my all time fav songs, name the song, the group and the year !

    1. Teresa McGurk profile image61
      Teresa McGurkposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      this one is driving me crazy. . .it's on the tip of my tongue, and I can hear the tune

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        badcompany99posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Ok I will give you a clue, they also sang another of my fav songs which I will give you the first two lines.

        Isn't life strange,

        A turn of the page.

    2. Colebabie profile image60
      Colebabieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I dunno badcompany, I think you're just Moody, what's goin on? You've got the Blues?

      1. Teresa McGurk profile image61
        Teresa McGurkposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Ah!  that's it.

      2. Ron Montgomery profile image61
        Ron Montgomeryposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Your stupid.....oops wrong forum. Sorry

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        badcompany99posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Clever girl !

  27. Teresa McGurk profile image61
    Teresa McGurkposted 10 years ago

    I met a gin-soaked bar room queen in Memphis. .

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      badcompany99posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Mott The Hoople ?

      1. Teresa McGurk profile image61
        Teresa McGurkposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        nope
        clue -- one of the biggest (and oldest) bands

  28. Inspirepub profile image80
    Inspirepubposted 10 years ago

    So, so you think you can tell
    Heaven from Hell
    Blue skies from pain
    Can you tell a green field
    From a cold steel rail
    A smile from a veil
    So you think you can tell ...

    1. RooBee profile image89
      RooBeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      wish you were here pink floyd

  29. RooBee profile image89
    RooBeeposted 10 years ago

    He aint got no distractions,
    can't hear those buzzers and bells,
    don't see the lights a'flashin'
    plays by sense of smell

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      Gods Gardenposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Rockin!

    2. Capable Woman profile image66
      Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Pinball Wizard

    3. Enelle Lamb profile image84
      Enelle Lambposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      always gets the replay
      the diget counters fall
      that deaf dumb and blind kid
      sure plays a mean pin ball

      Tommy - The Who big_smile

  30. profile image0
    Gods Gardenposted 10 years ago

    Try This:
    Now I stand accused of the things I've said

  31. profile image0
    wordscribe41posted 10 years ago

    It's a beautiful world we live in
    a sweet, romantic place.
    Beautiful people everywhere,
    the way they comb their hair,
    makes me want to say...

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      wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Anyone?  C'mon, this is a funny one.

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        wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Also still open.

  32. profile image60
    logic,commonsenseposted 10 years ago

    some they do and some they don't and
    some you just can't tell

    1. Capable Woman profile image66
      Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oh my god...I know it's Loverboy, right?

  33. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 10 years ago

    She walks in I'm suddenly a hero
    I'm taken in my hopes begin to rise
    Look at me can't you tell I'd be so
    Thrilled to see the message in your eyes
    You make it seem I'm so close to my dream
    And then suddenly it's all there

    1. Capable Woman profile image66
      Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Umm..I am truly stumped here...I'm just gonna guess and say maybe Mathew Sweet?

      1. KCC Big Country profile image86
        KCC Big Countryposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Nope.....duet if that helps...around 1981

    2. Inspirepub profile image80
      Inspirepubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Suddenly from the movie Xanadu - Olivia Newton-John and whoever the male lead was.

      1. KCC Big Country profile image86
        KCC Big Countryposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Ding Ding Ding.....Correct....Suddenly by Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard

  34. Inspirepub profile image80
    Inspirepubposted 10 years ago

    Who said that every wish
    Would be heard and answered
    When wished on the morning star?
    Somebody thought of that
    And someone believed it
    Look what it's done so far ...

  35. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 10 years ago

    Sometimes I wonder by the look in your eyes
    When I'm standing beside you
    There's a fever burning deep inside
    Is there another in your memory
    Do you think of that someone
    When you hear that special melody

    1. Inspirepub profile image80
      Inspirepubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I thought that one went:

      Sometimes I wonder by the look in your eye
      Maybe you're thinking of some other guy
      But I know, yes I know, that I treat you right
      That's why you call me in the middle of the night

      Jenny

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
        Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        oh oh oh I know this !!!....brb

        1. AEvans profile image75
          AEvansposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Keep on loving you..
          REO Speedwagon.smile

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
            Eaglekiwiposted 10 years agoin reply to this
      2. KCC Big Country profile image86
        KCC Big Countryposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Mine was actually "There'll be Sad Songs" by Billy Ocean

        1. Inspirepub profile image80
          Inspirepubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          And mine is still open - it wasn't Keep On Loving You ...

          1. profile image0
            sandra rinckposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            Urgent! by Foreigner

            1. Inspirepub profile image80
              Inspirepubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

              We have a winner!

              Not sure if anything is left open, so try this one:

              The gods may throw a dice
              Their minds as cold as ice
              And someone way down here
              Loses someone dear ...

              1. profile image0
                sandra rinckposted 10 years agoin reply to this
  36. Reena Daruwalla profile image64
    Reena Daruwallaposted 10 years ago

    Didnt get those ones, so here's a really simple one:

    "Picture yourself in a boat on a river,
    With tangerine trees and marmalade skies
    Somebody calls you, you answer quite slowly,
    A girl with kaleidoscope eyes."

    1. k@ri profile image91
      k@riposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

  37. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 10 years ago

    Well I never been to heaven
    But I been to Oklahoma
    Well they tell me I was born there
    But I really don't remember
    In Oklahoma, not Arizona
    What does it matter
    What does it matter

    1. KCC Big Country profile image86
      KCC Big Countryposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      This one is still open

      1. Capable Woman profile image66
        Capable Womanposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Man! I can hear the tune in my head  :big_smileO NOT GOOGLE:big_smileO NOT GOOGLE:::

        1. Lisa HW profile image59
          Lisa HWposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Three Dog Night, but I'm not sure about the name of it - "What does it matter?"

  38. AEvans profile image75
    AEvansposted 10 years ago

    I got chills, there multiplying
    and I'm losing control...

    1. profile image0
      wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Olivia Newton John in Grease.

  39. Capable Woman profile image66
    Capable Womanposted 10 years ago

    Alright, here ya go...

    word to ya moms, came to drop bombs...

  40. AEvans profile image75
    AEvansposted 10 years ago

    Here is another...

    We get to share it

    First line of song and was in the 90's there is the hint.smile

    1. lxxy profile image60
      lxxyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Life is like that question, and I'm really stumped...

      ...dog eat dog, everyday, on our fellow men we prey. ;D

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        wordscribe41posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        U2?

        1. AEvans profile image75
          AEvansposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          You got it!!! It is U2 big_smile

      2. RooBee profile image89
        RooBeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Offspring.. All I Want?

  41. AEvans profile image75
    AEvansposted 10 years ago

    Let's see how many get this....


      I'll wash your body, you wash mines.....

    1. mythbuster profile image81
      mythbusterposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Keith Sweat - "I want to love you down"

  42. profile image0
    sandra rinckposted 10 years ago

    we're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl year after year...

    1. Misha profile image65
      Mishaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Funny you posted them. One of my most favorite ones, Pink Floyd Wish you were here... smile

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        sandra rinckposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        That really doesn't actually surprise me Misha, you got good taste in music. big_smile

  43. Zabbella profile image70
    Zabbellaposted 10 years ago

    ...And I'll meet you at the station.
    We'll have coffee-flavored kisses
    and a bit of conversation.

  44. Pete Maida profile image59
    Pete Maidaposted 10 years ago

    I believe this is Last Train to Clarksville by the Monkeys.  It goes back to 1967.

  45. manlypoetryman profile image80
    manlypoetrymanposted 10 years ago

    Not sure about Inspirepub's lyrics...even though I know I heard that song recently.

    here's another one to guess at:

    Dancing lights against the sky...giving up I close my eyes...

  46. Davinagirl3 profile image61
    Davinagirl3posted 10 years ago

    "... the wheels are in motion, and Iiiiii and ready to sail any ocean..."

  47. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    Can we please post one at a time and wait for an answer? ...getting confused smile

    1. Davinagirl3 profile image61
      Davinagirl3posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I am confused also?  Which one is open?

  48. AsherKade profile image59
    AsherKadeposted 10 years ago

    pour some sugar on me....
    (easy to get this one)

    1. Davinagirl3 profile image61
      Davinagirl3posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, I know, I know.
      What is "Pour Some Sugar on Me" by Def Leppard, Alex.

 
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